Front-End Developer

Calgary, AB

Are you a confident Front-End Developer who enjoys bringing mockups to life? Passionate about sharing ideas, and in-depth discussions along side like minded individuals? If so, Helcim is searching for a talented Front-End Developer to join our team and help assist in our mission to become the world’s most loved payments company. Working within one of Canada’s Most Admired Company Cultures, this individual will fill a critical and central role, that will work within the Design Team while collaborating with cross-functional business groups including Product Managers, Software Developers and other stakeholders. The ideal candidate will embody our values and culture, and be a steward of The Way of the Helcim (see link below to our culture book).


What You’ll Do

  • Prototype and implement UI applications with a user-focused approach
  • Identify constraints before and during implementation and propose solutions that optimize execution and speed up the coding process
  • Work with Helcim’s Design System to apply software engineering best practices and the latest frontend development techniques to produce high-performance UI applications
  • Interact regularly with Product Designers and Backend Developers on project requirements, constraints, and improvements


Who You Are

  • Ability to develop without the use of stacks or CMS systems… we don’t really like that stuff, we build!
  • A high level of proficiency in HTML, SCSS
  • Confident working with Flexbox and Grid
  • Knowledge of JS techniques, principles, and frameworks
  • Able to create various JavaScript DOM interactions by manipulating data and components together
  • High personal standard for quality of design and execution of work
  • Comfortable working on large and complex projects in Vue.js… yes we use Vue
  • Experience using design tools including Figma and Adobe XD
  • Meticulous attention to every single pixel… we don’t really mean “every single :)”
  • In-depth understanding of SEO methodologies
  • Always willing to take constructive criticism… we are nice but candid
  • Collaborative attitude that prioritizes teamwork over individual work
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, combined with strong interpersonal skills… don’t worry, don’t need to be Shakespeare
  • Must provide a portfolio of coded projects  this is the most important component of the application



Why Helcim?

Our mission is to be the world’s most loved payments company. Everyday we’re inspired to give small businesses every possible edge to thrive and enrich the souls of our communities. That’s why thousands of merchants across Canada and the US choose to partner with Helcim. We’re one of Calgary’s fastest growing fintechs - ranking on the Globe and Mail’s 2019 list of Canada’s Top Growing Companies, and Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500.


Culture is hugely important to us - we're friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. We focus on hiring determined and passionate individuals, surrounding you with other amazing people, and strive for everyone to help create an environment where you can thrive and make an impact. We invite you to explore our culture book at: https://www.helcim.com/theway/ 


At Helcim, we build teams of engaged, caring and intelligent people. In return we provide an environment where you’ll be excited to come to work each day and tackle challenges with your colleagues. As part of our team you’ll receive amazing benefits including a competitive salary, paid health benefits, stock options and generous vacation time. You’ll also enjoy company provided snacks and team lunches to keep yourself fuelled and the opportunity to recharge and connect with your team members at company social events.


We invest a lot of time and energy imagining and creating a company and culture that encourages discussion, the trade of ideas, and the execution of amazing products and services. We’re friendly and collaborative, working together to achieve big goals. If you want to join our team and feel you can contribute to the growth and success of our company - we want to hear from you!


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